This Special Issue of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “National Security and Counterterrorism Laws” – Dr James Renwick CSC SC, Guest Editor of this Special Issue; “The Changing Legal Framework of the Australian Intelligence Community: From Hope to Richardson” – The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG; “Sentencing Terrorist Offenders – The General Principles” – The Hon Mark Weinberg AO QC; “Reflections on Oversight of Intelligence Agencies: Promoting Compliance, Trust and Accountability” – The Hon Margaret Stone AO; “Mechanisms for Reviewing and Monitoring National Security Laws: The UK and Australia Compared” – Dr Jessie Blackbourn; “The Conduct of Terrorism Trials in England and Wales” – The Rt Hon Sir Charles Haddon-Cave; “What Makes Terrorism Trials Different?” – The Hon Anthony Whealy QC; “National Security and the Law – What Lies Ahead?” – Lord Carlile of Berriew CBE QC; and “National Security and the Law – Reflections of a Former Australian Attorney-General” – Hon George Brandis QC. This Special Issue also includes the following section: Current Issues: “National Security and the Law”; and “The Curated Page”.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Proving that an organisation is a ‘criminal’ organisation: R v Cluse, experiential occupational evidence and the rule against hearsay” – The Hon Justice Martin Hinton; “‘Pin the tail on the donkey’: The role of ‘role’ in sentencing for large commercial drug offences in New South Wales” – Isaac Morrison; and “Post-sentence continued detention of high-risk terrorist offenders in Australia” – Charisse Smith and Mark Nolan. Also in this Part is an Editorial on the determination regarding legal aid assistance in R v Bayley  VSC 313 (Jill Meagher case); Book Review: “The Safest Shield: Lectures, Speeches and Essays – by Lord Igor Judge – reviewed by The Hon Justice Gilles Renaud; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal includes the following articles: “Turning to Chapter 11 to foster corporate rescue in Australia” – Ahmed Terzic; “Corporate rescue in the United Kingdom: Past, present and future reforms” – Paul J Omar and Jennifer Gant; and “Does CIP remuneration provide value for money?” – Jennifer Dickfos; and the following section notes: Recent Developments: “Maritime law and insolvency law: averting collisions?” – Scott Butler, Rosalind Mason and Michael Murray; “Forging or shaping the fundamentals around the PPSA in Australia?” – David Morrison; and Report from New Zealand: “Consumer repossession reform in New Zealand” – Sascha Mueller.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Lord Denning: His Judicial Philosophy” – Justice James Douglas; and “Australia is Different: Restitution and the Australian Constitution” – Brian Mason. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Crime and Evidence; Personalia; Equity and Trusts; Admiralty and Maritime; Competition and Consumer Law; and Recent Cases.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “Circular priority conundrums – cutting the Gordian knot” – Bruce Whittaker; “Extraterritorial application of Pt IV of the Competition and Consumer Act” – Ian B Stewart; and “Businesses are people too? Anomalies in widening the ambits of “consumer” under consumer credit law” – Franci Cantatore and Brenda Marshall. Also in this Part are the following sections: Competition Law and Market Regulation; Commercial Litigation; and Contracts and Restitution.
This Part of JLM includes a wide range of articles and sections to choose from, for example the range includes misleading health service practitioner representations and health outcomes after whiplash, an argument that male circumcision does prevent HIV infection and ethical psychiatric research in Singapore, the legal status of the fetus in NSW and an argument for legalising voluntary physician- based euthanasia, legal capacity under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and open disclosure following medical error. Plus much, much more.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes articles discussing insider trading and the “Chinese wall” defence, security interests within the Personal Property Securities Act 2009, standard of proof required in merger cases following Metcash, and procurement, social enterprises, co-operatives and public service. There is also a Contracts and Restitution section, the New Zealand Newsletter and two book reviews.